Kathleen Jean-Pierre

Senior Associate

At CrossBoundary, Kathleen is the Vision and Delivery Lead for CrossBoundary Energy, where she contributes strategic insights and manages the solar developer’s pan-African operations. Kathleen is based in CrossBoundary’s Nairobi office. Kathleen graduated from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, where her research focused on policies promoting the growth of the renewable energy industry. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Kathleen worked as a project developer for SunEdison, supervising, permitting, interconnection, design, and financing of commercial-scale solar projects. She managed project portfolios of up to 20 megawatts including ground, roof, and carport installations. Kathleen has also served as a consultant for Dalberg Global Development Advisors, advising Fortune 500 companies, multilateral organizations, and private foundations on program strategy in frontier markets. She has lived in Kenya, Senegal, and India and worked with clients on their operations in Mali, Ethiopia, and South Africa.

At CrossBoundary, Kathleen is the Vision and Delivery Lead for CrossBoundary Energy, where she contributes strategic insights and manages the solar developer’s pan-African operations. Kathleen is based in CrossBoundary’s Nairobi office. Kathleen graduated from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, where her research focused on policies promoting the growth of the renewable energy industry. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Kathleen worked as a project developer for SunEdison, supervising, permitting, interconnection, design, and financing of commercial-scale solar projects. She managed project portfolios of up to 20 megawatts including ground, roof, and carport installations. Kathleen has also served as a consultant for Dalberg Global Development Advisors, advising Fortune 500 companies, multilateral organizations, and private foundations on program strategy in frontier markets. She has lived in Kenya, Senegal, and India and worked with clients on their operations in Mali, Ethiopia, and South Africa.